Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory20.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2715 x 1527 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 15:50
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$369
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 237
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 750
75% 595 Pts
64-Core 929
62% 929 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 267
Reflection 267
Parallax 302
70% 279 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 258
Splatting 206
71% 217 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$86
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 804 480 498 326 484 548 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 2,093
Write 1,055
Mixed 884
SusWrite 523
251% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 67.7
221% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 1,115
DQ Write 931
DQ Mixed 991
751% 1,012 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 230%
Great: 284%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2009)-$18
288GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 63 64 63 63 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
35.6% Below average
Read 61
Write 62.3
Mixed 45
SusWrite 62.7
43% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 40%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 167 168 170 168 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 169
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 168
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3000C16 CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 CMW16GX4M2D3000C16 CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 20.3
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 12,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,126
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